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Objectivism
3rd April 2012, 08:42
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RE: Objectivism
(3rd April 2012 08:29)Epimethean Wrote:  A caveat to Objectivism's love affair with capitalism is that, on the world quality of life index, capitalism doesn't seem naturally to generate happiness (outside the one percenters) , whereas socialism does.

The happiness generated by innovation by capitalist markets provides evidence to the contrary.
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3rd April 2012, 09:24 (This post was last modified: 3rd April 2012 09:26 by Epimethean.)
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RE: Objectivism
To which the 46 million poor in this great country would surely attest.

"The United States has long had one of the highest poverty rates in the developed world. Among 34 countries tracked by the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, only Chile, Israel and Mexico have higher rates of poverty."

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/09/1...YV20110913
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